Recap - Hanley Seals the Deal For Red Sox

Jim Monaghan
Content Coordinator

Hanley Ramirez hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 15th inning as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 5-4 at Fenway Park early Wednesday morning.

Photo courtesy of the Boston Red Sox
The game started an hour late due to rain, so factor that into a nearly 5-hour affair and you have one L-O-N-G night at the ballpark.

Boston enjoyed a brief 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth inning on a Chris Young solo home run, before starting pitcher Brian Johnson allowed three runs in the top of the fifth on RBI hits by Justin Smoak, Kendrys Morales and Troy Tulowitzki.

The Red Sox scored single runs in the sixth and seventh innings to tie the game - Dustin Pedroia homered in the sixth and had a run-scoring double in the seventh.

Both teams traded runs in the 11th inning - a sacrifice fly by Toronto's Ryan Goins and an RBI single by Boston's Mookie Betts - and then nothing changed until Ramirez (pictured) launched a one-out home run to left to end the game.

Johnson went six innings in the no-decision. The win went to Hector Velazquez who tossed four scoreless innings in relief.

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